Oregon Historical Photo: Two Governors Compare Lapel Widths

Although Mark Hatfield and Tom McCall had different clothing styles, they shared the distinction of being iconic, maverick Republicans.

Oregon Historical Photo: Champion Lady Buckaroo

OPB | April 07, 2014 midnight

At the 1912 Pendleton Round-Up, Tillie Baldwin was crowned champion at trick riding and wild bronc riding.

Oregon Field Guide

Kayaking Waterfalls: No Way Out But Down

March 20, 2014 7:25 a.m.

Take a remarkable trip into the depths of Oregon's remote Salmon River Gorge where kayakers plunge down towering waterfalls with no possibility of retreat.

Butterfly Watching

Feb. 23, 2014 4:13 p.m.

Enter the colorful world of Chris Carvalho’s butterfly photography.

Think Out Loud

The Lives Inside Oregon's Rummer Homes

March 16, 2014 1:59 p.m.

On its Thursday broadcast, Think Out Loud will be exploring life inside a Rummer home and the legacy of its builder. In anticipation, we tour four Rummer homes in the Oak Hills neighborhood.

Local Fencers Compete at Junior Olympic Fencing Championships

OPB | Feb. 21, 2014 8:15 a.m.

More than 1,500 young athletes, including fencers from Oregon, competed in the 2014 Junior Olympics Fencing Championships at the Oregon Convention Center.

Stumptown Birkebeiner Takes Over The Streets Of Portland

OPB | Feb. 14, 2014 midnight

Cross-country skiers took to the streets of Portland for a ski parade/race during last weekend's snowstorm.

Oregon 4th Graders Helped Pass 1971 Horse Law

OPB | Feb. 07, 2014 midnight

A Roseburg teacher and her fourth graders played a key role in getting Congress to pass a federal wild horse protection law.

Wild Horse Herd Banishes One Of Its Own

OPB | Feb. 06, 2014 7:15 a.m.

One spring morning, a 3-year-old wild mustang grazed contentedly 
with his herd. 

Eight hours later he no longer had a band.

Coach From Tacoma Helps U.S. Olympians Play Mental Game

NWNews | Feb. 03, 2014 4:47 p.m.

The Super Bowl-winning Seattle Seahawks had one. Professional baseball teams have them. And the U.S. Olympic women's ice hockey team found one in Tacoma: a “mental skills” coach.

Reinventing A Chinatown Landmark

OPB | Jan. 29, 2014 midnight

For Portlanders Matt Siegel and Jessie Burke, owning and operating a hotel wasn't something they ever imagined. Find out about their plans to reinvent a neighborhood landmark.

'Filmed By Bike' Brings International Bike Cinema To Portland

OPB | April 10, 2014 midnight

Filmed by Bike is the city's premiere film festival dedicated to movies with themes revolving around bikes.

'Comics For Change' Tackles Large Oregon Issues In Mini-Comics

OPB | April 02, 2014 midnight

A collection of mini-comics tells the stories of 10 of Oregon's community organizers.

Author Peter Stark Explores Astoria: The Lost Pacific Empire

OPB | March 19, 2014 midnight

Author Peter Stark recounts John Jacob Astor's audacious but doomed plan to create a commercial fur empire in the Northwest.

Ruth Ozeki's Long Journey To Write 'A Tale For The Time Being'

OPB | Feb. 17, 2014 midnight

Novelist, filmmaker and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki discusses the challenges and rewards of writing her most recent book, A Tale for the Time Being.

The Spirit of 'Awesome' Is Alive In Portland

OPB | Feb. 13, 2014 midnight

The Awesome Foundation takes root in Portland, delivering $1,000 micro-grants to individuals to help them follow their dreams and make the city a better place.

Photographers Find Wild Horses in Oregon Ready For Their Close-Ups

OPB | Feb. 12, 2014 midnight

A small and devoted group of photographers has discovered one of the easiest places to take pictures of wild horses.

Alaska Native Artists Showcase Compelling Work In 'This Is Not A Silent Movie'

OPB | Feb. 10, 2014 midnight

This Is Not A Silent Movie showcases four contemporary Alaska native artists. The exhibition is on display at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland.

Carrie Brownstein Shares 5 Insights Into The 'Portlandia' Mindset

OPB | Feb. 06, 2014 8:45 a.m.

What's going on with Portlandia? Carrie Brownstein shares some takeaways from the new season and the process of creating the Portlandia mindset.

Local Documentary Film 'Glena' Recognized By Slamdance

OPB | Feb. 03, 2014 midnight

The story of Glena Avila, a 35-year-old mixed martial arts fighter and mother of two, was made an official selection of the 2014 Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Stories Rarely Told: The Trials & Triumphs of African-American Women In Construction

OPB | Jan. 31, 2014 midnight

Presented by The August Wilson Red Door Project and Portland Playhouse, the play My Walk Has Never Been Average celebrates the careers of African-American women in the trades.

 

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Featured: William Stafford Centennial

This year, Oregon's award-winning poet laureate William Stafford would have turned 100. We explore his life and the impact he had across the state and genre.

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